Bid Writer

We are a small charity working to improve the opportunities available to young people in Jaywick and West Clacton. We have a vacancy for a bid writer. Your will identify potentially suitable funding pots for our organisation and complete funding applications (bids). This is an ongoing but flexible role. Although previous experience would be beneficial it is not essential as training will be given as required.

This is a good opportunity to develop and demonstrate:

Writing skills - creating a compelling bid

Communication skills - E-Mail, telephone, face to face

IT skills - internet research, wordprocessing

Delivering at pace - Meeting deadlines

Collaborating and partnering - engaging with us and the funder during the bid process

Analysis - whether funding pots are suitable, financial and other data as required by the bid process

Although the headquarters are in Clacton-On-Sea, this role can be carried out remotely/from home.


It literate

Good writing skills


  • Accessibility
  • Data Protection policy
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
    None anticipated
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
  • Training provided
    As required
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 12/10/2018

End Date: 12/10/2019

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Availability Details

Flexible. No specific times, although applicants must commit to meet deadlines for bid applications.


This opportunity is available Countywide.

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